A question of ‘fit’: local perspectives on top-down flood mitigation policies in Vermont

@article{Paul2017AQO,
  title={A question of ‘fit’: local perspectives on top-down flood mitigation policies in Vermont},
  author={M. Paul and Anita Milman},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  year={2017},
  volume={60},
  pages={2217 - 2233}
}
  • M. Paul, Anita Milman
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
  • Despite consensus on the need to adapt to climate change, who should adapt, and how, remain open questions. While local-level actions are essential to adaptation, state and federal governments can play a substantial role in adaptation. In this paper, we investigate local perspectives on state-level flood mitigation policies in Vermont as a means of analysing what leads top-down adaptations to be effective in mobilizing local action. Drawing on interviews with town officials, we delineate local… CONTINUE READING
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